High school non-readers failure of divisions, elementary schools – DepEd

The Department of Education (DepEd) national office maintains it has nothing to do whatsoever with the phenomenon of non-readers in high school shifting the blame to the lower rungs of the agency particularly the divisions and the elementary schools. In an interview at their office and through email, Supervising Education Program Specialist Jocelyn Tuguinayo and Senior Education Program Specialists Angel […]

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Anti-trafficking body rolls out info drive vs. VAWC

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — The Regional Committee on Anti-Trafficking, Anti-Child Pornography and Violence Against Women and their Children (RCAT-ACP-VAWC) has piloted its information drive against child pornography, human trafficking, and violence against women and their children in the region. “The advocacy on the safe use of internet for children and orientation on child-related laws is a call to action to […]

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Task force tightens security at Benguet forest reserve

BAGUIO CITY– Members of the Santo Tomas Forest Reserve Management Council (STFRMC) agreed on Tuesday to further improve the enforcement of the court-issued permanent environment protection order (PEPO) preventing human activity inside the reservation. “We have now a strengthened checkpoint with the PNP (Philippine National Police) and the DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources). More than 1,700 vehicles were […]

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POLICE CORNER FROM PROCOR-RPIO

3 arrested in buy-bust operation, 162 pieces of lumber confiscated In a joint buy-bust operation of the combined operatives of the Drug Enforcement Unit of PS 2 BCPO and Criminal Intelligence Unit of BCPO in coordination with PDEA-CAR, a drug peddler and his two companions were arrested along Purok 1, Cresencia Village Brgy, Baguio City on the night of March […]

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DA launches ‘smart greenhouse’ project in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol on Friday reiterated the importance of modernizing agricultural processes as he opened the “Smart Greenhouse Philippines” pilot project at the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) compound here that was funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). “We have a lot of potential in the country and the problem in the past […]

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Panagbenga foundation assures financial aid to Aliwan entry

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. (BFFFI) assured financial support for the city’s chosen contingent to the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) Aliwan Fiesta in April. “The foundation is very much willing to subsidize an amount for the Baguio City National High School-Special Program for the Arts (BCNHS-SPA) for them to represent the whole region in the Aliwan […]

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Baguio City records hike in annual budget

BAGUIO CITY — The city is financially stable, making it possible to consistently increase fiscal funds, a Baguio City government official said. Based on actual collection as compared to estimates, the biggest local internal sources are the business and real property taxes and these assure funding of the city’s 2019 approved budget of PHP2.175 billion, City Accounting Department chief, Antonio […]

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